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211 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a
* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Washington, including
the following county, Mason.
* From late Tuesday night through Thursday afternoon
* A frontal system will bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to the
Olympics Tuesday through Wednesday morning. Snow levels near
3000 feet will rise to above 6000 feet Tuesday night, then fall
again on Wednesday. The most likely scenario is for minor flooding
to occur Wednesday and Wednesday night on the Skokomish river
in Mason county.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for minor flooding based
on current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
$$Special Weather Statement
Southwest Interior-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-
Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-
Western Strait of Juan De Fuca-North Coast-Central Coast-
East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-
Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-
410 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017
...RAIN WILL CAUSE A FURTHER INCREASED THREAT OF LANDSLIDES
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...
Soils remain saturated or nearly saturated over much of Western
Washington. While the landslide risk remains elevated, the threat
will be even higher Tuesday and Wednesday with additional
rainfall expected. Some lowlands not shadowed by the Olympics
could see around 1 inch of rain, with locally higher amounts, from
Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning. This includes the
interior lowlands from around Everett southward, including all of Greater
Puget Sound, east lowlands, southwest interior and the coast.
For more information about current conditions, visit
www.weather.gov/seattle, select Hydrology, and then scroll down
for the links to the landslide information pages.
For more information on landslides, visit